for a long time. he was like, that's expensive. i don't know about that. he took me to meet ferrell. he had a friend of a friend who knew ferrell. he says this is a real test. if your friend says you are good. >> and ferrell said you are good? >> yes. >> is he still a mentor for you? >> yes. he is like a friend. he checks in every time to make sure that i have everything i need. >> explain how you characterize your music if you characterize it at all because you seem to have a wide variety of influences. you opened for oar, the ferrell, wycliffe connection. >> my music is a fusion of different genres and all fused together. i'm have miami and also cuban. miami is a melting pot of cultures. when you get down there, that's a whole lot of cultures. it's fused together. that's how i did to my music and that's due to the ipod generation. you get to listen to all kinds of genre and not certainly records. we can go online and find anything that you you want. >> i want to show you the cover of the disk again. it's call rise. how many tracks? >> five tracks on it. >> available on itunes as we speak.